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Coronary sinus mapping to differentiate left versus right ventricular outflow tract tachycardias.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16087105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Outflow tract ventricular tachycardia (OT-VT) can originate from several different segments of the outflow tract. Various ECG criteria have been proposed for localization of OT-VTs. We present two patients, one with left and one with right OT-VT. We used local ventricular electrograms in the coronary sinus to localize the focus of the OT-VT. Mapping of local ventricular electrograms in the coronary sinus may be a simple and effective method for differentiating right versus left ventricular outflow tract tachycardias. However, the diagnostic value and precision of this method should be evaluated in a series of patients before its implementation in the OT-VT ablation decision algorithm.
Authors:
Arash Arya; Majid Haghjoo; Zahra Emkanjoo; Mohammad Ali Sadr-Ameli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Europace : European pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac electrophysiology : journal of the working groups on cardiac pacing, arrhythmias, and cardiac cellular electrophysiology of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1099-5129     ISO Abbreviation:  Europace     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-09     Completed Date:  2005-12-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100883649     Medline TA:  Europace     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  428-32     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pacemaker and Electrophysiology, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical Center, Mellat Park, Tehran, Iran. arya@rhc.ac.ir
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Catheter Ablation*
Electrocardiography*
Electrophysiologic Techniques, Cardiac
Female
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology*
Humans
Male
Tachycardia, Ventricular / physiopathology*,  surgery*

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